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Skyline Arete 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: George Bracksieck on Dec 31, 2012

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    Successfully escaping the weekend crowds, I led Mike Endicott up this on Aug. 7, 2011. We climbed the leftmost route on the upper-left tier. From the main ledge at the base of V-dihedral, climb a narrow face to left of the V-dihedral, bearing left to the left edge of the face. Continue up right side of arete to where it is blocked by a bulge. Move right under the bulge, then up and right to a ledge. Move right along ledge, then step down to a two-bolt anchor. Belay. The block you are now standing on MOVES!


    From the highway, you can see the short arete on the skyline, on the far left of the upper-left tier. Lots of bushes must be whacked (and raspberries injested) during the thrash to the upper-left tier.


    SR. I had to fiddle to place decent pro in the less-than-stellar rock. Be sure to protect for the second along the upper traverse.

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